• Meikleour and Upper Islamouth
  • Salmon Fishing Scotland

    Iconic Tay Salmon Beat

  • Fishing The Tay at Meikleour
  • Fishing The Tay at Meikleour
  • Fishing The Tay at Meikleour
  • Fishing The Tay at Meikleour
  • Fishing Lesson
  • Fishing Lesson


Kinclaven Bridge by Meikleour, 4 miles upstream of Stanley
Postcode: PH1 4QW  

Beat Summary:

1.7 miles double bank beat, with 14 pools - 2 ghillies, 2 boats and 2 fully appointed heated huts
Max number rods: 8, 2 on each boat and 4 bank rods
Price range 2020: £33 - £176 ex. VAT per rod
All rods meet their ghillies at Ferry Cottage boathouse in the morning.
Premium quality rods available free of charge (lures and flies can be purchased from the ghillie)


Salmon & Grilse | Upper Islamouth and Meikleour House Catch Statistics
Year '15 '16 '17 '18 '19
January 2 1 3 0 0
February 3 4 3 3 4
March 13 16 9 13 12
April 22 16 15 19 9
May 37 14 4 6 7
June 26 5 21 8 16
July 20 9 12 3 27
August 24 13 23 42 27
September 17 29 21 56 28
October 18 30 12 30 25








Map of the beat and pools:

You can download a map of the beat here. For a printable descrimption of our pools click here.


Terms and Conditions:

Please have a look at our specific page for terms and conditions of fishing. Please note that our fishing is on catch and release basis for Atlantic Salmon.

Video of the Beat :

This is a 2014 trailer from Fishing TV ... We have done a lot of bank improvement since then but you have alovely look & feel of the beat.

In August 2019 we also hosted one of the episode of the comedy "Bob and Mortimer Gone Fishing" Series 2, episode 3.

In 2015 we also featured in a marketing campain for the new Bentley Bentayga ... we all had a ball!


To book your fishing and accommodation just give Betty a call our send her an e-mail . The office is open from 8:30am to 4pm.

** For latest news and catches check our Facebook and Instagram Accounts **


Rooms & Cottages

hotel bedrooms

Stay and Eat with us
Our award-wining Meikleour Arms offers great bedrooms, serviced cottages and fabulous country food.

See & Book

Tay Season Opening

Tay Opening

We are delighted to host the Opening of the Tay Salmon Fishing Season Ceremony with Perth & Kinross Council. Join us for this popular fund-raising day.



John Moses Trophy

The beats is proud to run the John Moses Trophy and to present the iconic Malloch Trophy Winner in collaboration with the Tay Rivers Trust.

Trout & Grayling

trout fishing

The beat sells trout and grayling tickets on the Tay and the Isla. Flyfishing only and conditions apply.


Charitable Work

charitable work

The beat is proud to support several youth development charities and engage with local schools


Things To Do

Glamis Castle

Fairytale castles, superb golf courses, magical walks are at our doorsteps for the non fishers. More...